Drops: Pete Murray

By Gabrielle Zgrajewski

Camacho created by Pete Murray will be released tomorrow (Friday June 2nd), and its definitely a tune to take your time to listen to. The divine creator of “So Beautiful”, a song that everyone knows is back and better with something great for fans and strangers alike.

The singer/song writer definitely uses the history of his acoustic background to dabble in some pop roots to create an album worthy of the 21st Century. As music is recycling itself  into the twenty-tens (?? is that what we call them??), components of the 60’s, 70’s 80’s and even 90’s find their way into popular music of today in a refined and suitable way. Pete Murray does this So Beautifully  well, incorporating his own stuff and components of other genres to give his music a new spark.

“Only One”, the first track of the album Camacho holds a low key grungy beat with its looming bass guitar which is an interesting start to an album, whereas fourth track “Give Me Your Love” is very folk/singer song writer, accompanied by guitar and soft instrumentals before delving into a jazzy drum beat. Accompanied by honky-tonk piano in some parts, you can really tell the historic influence on Murray as a musician.

“Take Me Down” another track on the album is again different, as there is use of an electric drum kit and slight use of synths, creating another out-there beat, compared to the rest of the album.

Title track “Camacho”, is a looming song, of pop-darkness with deep guitar solos but upbeat drums and rhythm guitar. its a great mixture of both, as vocals tie it together sounding similar in tune to the Black Keys single “Lonely Boy”.

The rest of the album is a melodic mixture of heavy and low guitar, sweet sweet vocals and up-beat pop to make up what the album Camacho is all about! So similar, yet so different to what else Pete Murray has done, its definitely something to take your time and listen to.

Order the album here

Catch his tour dates below and purchase tickets here

WED 12 JUL | LISMORE CITY HALL, LISMORE NSW | LIC AA

 THU 13 JUL | VILLA NOOSA, NOOSAVILLE, QLD | 18+

 FRI 14 JUL | THE TIVOLI THEATRE, BRISBANE, QLD | 18+

 THU 20 JUL | GREAT WESTERN HOTEL, ROCKHAMPTON, QLD | LIC AA

 FRI 21 JUL | RACEHORSE HOTEL, IPSWICH, QLD | 18+

 SAT 22 JUL | THE STAR GOLD COAST, QLD | LIC AA

 SUN 23 JUL | REDLAND BAY HOTEL, REDLAND BAY, QLD | 18+

 WED 26 JUL | CEX COFFS HARBOUR, NSW | 18+

 THU 27 JUL | THE CAMBRIDGE HOTEL, NEWCASTLE, NSW | 18+

 FRI 28 JUL | THE ENTRANCE LEAGUES CLUB, BATEAU BAY | 18+

 SAT 29 JUL | ENMORE THEATRE, SYDNEY NSW | LIC AA

 THU 3 AUG | NAUTILUS THEATRE, PORT LINCOLN, SA | LIC AA

 FRI 4 AUG | HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE, ADELAIDE, SA | LIC AA

 SAT 5 AUG | LIGHTHOUSE THEATRE, WARRANMBOOL, VIC | LIC AA

 WED 9 AUG | EASTBANK THEATRE, SHEPPARTON, VIC | LIC AA

 THU 10 AUG | CHELSEA HEIGHTS HOTEL, CHELSEA HEIGHTS, VIC | 18+

 FRI 11 AUG | WREST POINT SHOWROOM, HOBART, TAS | 18+

 SAT 12 AUG | LAUNCESTON COUNTRY CLUB, LAUNCESTON, TAS | LIC AA

 THU 17 AUG | BATEMANS BAY SOLDIERS CLUB, BATEMANS BAY, NSW | 18+

 FRI 18 AUG | WAVES, WOLLONGONG, NSW | 18+

 SAT 19 AUG | CANBERRA THEATRE, CANBERRA, ACT | LIC AA

 SUN 20 AUG | BEER DELUXE, ALBURY, NSW | 18+

 WED 23 AUG | ULUMBARRA THEATRE, BENDIGO, VIC | LIC AA

 THU 24 AUG | REGENT MULTIPLEX THEATRE, BALLARAT, VIC | LIC AA

 FRI 25 AUG | FORUM THEATRE, MELBOURNE, VIC | 18+

 SAT 26 AUG | THE WOOL EXCHANGE, GEELONG, VIC | 18+

 FRI 1 SEP | WINTERSUN HOTEL, GERALDTON, WA | 18+

 SAT 2 SEP | FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE, FREMANTLE, WA | 18+

 SUN 3 SEP | DUNSBOROUGH TAVERN, DUNSBOROUGH, WA | 18+

 WED 6 SEP | EMPIRE THEATRE, TOOWOOMBA, QLD | LIC AA

 THU 7 SEP | THE VILLE, TOWNSVILLE, QLD | LIC AA

 FRI 8 SEP | TANKS ARTS CENTRE, CAIRNS, QLD | 18+

 SAT 9 SEP | DARWIN SKI CLUB, DARWIN, NT | LIC/AA

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